Next Upcoming Event: University Council Meeting
Monday, March 18, 2024
Our governance system is a shared process of decision making concerning policies and institutional operation. Our governance bodies represent constituent groups at all levels and we aim to give the entire community a represented voice in shaping our university.
Serves in an advisory capacity to the President on matters of university governance, assisting in the formation of policies.View University Council
An executive body that reports to University Council and provides a small-scale forum for in-depth conversation among governance leaders.View Cabinet
Represent the collective voice of their constituency groups throughout governance; appoint representatives on all governing bodies.View Senates
Made up of representatives from each constituent group; charged to develop policies relating to their affiliated areas.View Commissions
Deal with matters of university-wide interest; may be constituted by the President or the request of a governing body as needed.View Committees
Monitor the status of a given proposal through the governance process with our resolution tracker.
View training materials about the history and structure of governance at Virginia Tech.
A statement from President Tim Sands on staff participation in governance
Participation in governance brings value to our staff members and the university, providing important representation and perspective, along with opportunities for unique and impactful professional development that can cultivate future leaders.Read Story
Virginia Tech Shared Governance launches resolution tracker
Monitor the status of a given proposal through the governance process with our resolution tracker.See More